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Old Aug 26, 2011, 10:35 PM   #1
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Just took this pic of bird today at the beach. Not sure the ID, love the colors...

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Old Aug 27, 2011, 12:08 AM   #2
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I believe it's a starling:
http://www.surfbirds.com/namericanbi...-cardinal.html
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Yup, that is the common (or European) starling. Beautiful, but unfortunately one of the most hated birds in America. They are non-natives, very harmful to farms, kill native birds, messy, and all around nuisance.
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